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Benton Filling Station, 33 East Taunton Road, Berlin, Camden County, NJ



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B&W Photos

HB838438

HB838439


Item Title
BWPhotos 380670

Location
33 East Taunton Road, Berlin vicinity, NJ

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NJ-1232
Building/structure dates: 1921 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1935 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1941 subsequent work
Significance: During the 20th century gasoline stations have become one of the most pervasive types of commercial roadside architecture found in the United States. The Benton Filling Station is an early vernacular example of this building type and remains as one of the last relatively intact examples in Berlin Borough, New Jersey...

Subjects
Moving Of Structures
Automobile Service Stations
Transportation


Related Names
Benton, Wright C.
Tucher, Rob, Photographer
Ceponis, Glenn A., Historian
Pruitt, Kimberly N., Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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